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law by him. >> what the president failed to mention was that the sequestration was his idea. >> he is ready to do another trailian and a half to get up to the target that economists tell us is needed to stabilize the debt over the next 10 years. >> that was brand-new white house chief of staff dennis mcdonough speaking on some of the sunday talk shows as well. so far, the democratic proposals to avoid the sequester have been for a smaller amount of budget cuts increased taxes. republicans have been mostly opposed to that idea and the feeling here on capitol hill among many is that the sequester is probably going to happen. >> thank you. in this morning's stop stories, mindy mccready has died. authorities believe she committed suicide. police say the 37-year-old was found with a gunshot wound on the front porch of a home sunday evening.
authorities say her long-time boyfriend committed suicide at the same home just weeks ago. mccready is best known for her hit, guys do it all the time and 10,000 angels. her career was sidetrackedded in recent years. an early morning house fire on sunday. fire broke out at the home on 33rd street in southeast around 3:00 a.m. several other people inside the home were taken to the hospital for bushes and smoke inhalation but have since been released. the home's owner, 46-year-old jeremy calvary lewis is charged with felony threats and simple assault. investigators say he was making threats against one of the women living at the home while crews worked to put the flames out. d.c. police are investigating this morning a deadly hit and run near the noma gallaudet metro. this happened just after 10:30 on saturday in the 100 block of m street northeast. police say a pedestrian somehow fell into the road on the
crosswalk and was hit. the victim has been identified as 20-year-old darnell ross of upper marlboro. if you have any information in the case, d.c. police want to hear from you. also making headlines this morning, another young life in chicago cut short by gunfire. >> the victim's sister taking part in a speech by president obama just days before. we'll have more on the sad twist to the story that is keeping the issue in the national spotlight. and...done. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt us? oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh.
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another gun violence tragedy in chicago. >> a woman was shot to death on the same day her sister attended president obama's speech on growing gun violence in the u.s. in the windy city. she was to the to death in an alariy university hour after her younger sister destiny atemperatures the president's peach on friday. it is believed that the friend that she was with was the intended target. the family says the tragedy is surreal. >> it real hi hurt me when i found out it happened to my sister. i was just listening to. i was thinking about that and they called me and told me what happened to my sister. >> police are questioning two people considered persons of interest but have not made any arrests. more controversy surrounding the gun control debate now. congress' latest plan to crack
down on assault weapons would actually protect more than 2200 guns. that includes a semiautomatic rifle. the ruger 223 caliber mini 14 is on the list to be banned but a similar model would be exempted. the exempted one cannot be folded to be more compact. some experts say the proposed firearms list shows the a lack of understanding and expertise about guns. it is president's day and who better to celebrate than some washington legends. >> we are talking about the racing presidents. they took a cross-country trip over the weekend and this morning, you can catch them at a national landmark. we'll have more on where they're headed coming up. first, tucker will let us know if we can catch a break from yesterday's cold, cold and windy weather. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment. moment. ♪ we were skipping stonesan
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delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. welcome back to fox 5 morning news as we start some monday morning. a live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome. we know it is cold and it is always that way in february but my goodness, yesterday was brutal. >> yeah. i know it's february.
>> it was cold. but it is a holiday. it is a big day, president's day. >> it is president's day. >> you don't have to work, just curl right back up under the covers because you don't want to be up right now. >> get you some hot chocolate. >> watch us. >> we're celebrating all the presidents today. >> yes. >> yes. before it was just lincoln and washington. >> i know but they're like put them all together. makes it easier for the schools, i guess. >> temperatures now are in the teens and low 20s. later today, we'll warm it up to about 40. more sunshine than yesterday, less wind than yesterday. so all in all, not a bad- looking monday. if you've got the day off, you can hang out and watch fox 5 morning news for the next four and a half hours we should come up with some method to reward people who watch all five and a half hours of the show. >> you can tell us to like us
on our facebook pages. that's how to do it again. >> did it again today, wisdom. 24 in washington. 19 in gaithersburg. no doubt about it, it is cold. 16 in manassas. these are actual air temperatures. mix in the wind which are still blowing out of north and west. 17 is the actual air temperature. one of our coldest morning yet this mop. here are your wind chill numbers. it feels like 16 in washington. 13 in annapolis. just seven in manassas. nine out in winchester. you get the idea here. it is no doubt about it a cold day. if you are going to be out early, make sure you are properly bundled up here as these temperatures will be slow to warm. the good news, we have a lot of sunshine around here and less wind. we should be up near 40 today. it is stit not quite we should be for this time of year. but noticeably warmer than yesterday. i just don't have lots to have feature here on our morning radar loop as it is very quiet. out to the west, we do have a developing system that will
come in during the day tomorrow. what that is going to do, it could bring us a little freezing rain early tomorrow morning. going to want to watch that forecast carefully particularly out to the west. it will also bring warmer air so much of the day will feature just rain showers around here with high temperatures near 50. and then cooler air behind that tomorrow night. next chance for rain will arrive tomorrow. sunshine today, still cool, 41 your daytime high. winds out of the north and west at five. later tonight, about 32 your overnight low with increasing clouds. wednesday, thursday, look good. possible of another wintry mix on friday. still some question marks about how cold it will be aened the track of that system. then weekend, kind of partly cloudy with temperatures close to where they should be in the mid-40s. 46 on sunday. that is weather. let's do some traffic and get latest from jeff newman on the roads. >> light volume out there. we do want to report one incident in gaithersburg, 355
closed in both directions at cedar avenue due to a building fire and cedar is also closed between 355 and george street. traveling down 270, you are at a good pace and around to the american legion bridge which is what we're looking at here. both directs, travel lanes are open. through fairfax county, here is where the express lanes kick in and light volume due to the holiday as we are headed through gallows road. on the other side of the beltway, this is the woodrow wilson bridge at speed in both directs. the hov restricts lifted today for 59, 395 and 66. we'll head over through prince george's county. -- the hov restrictions lifted today for 95, 395 and 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. >> thank you. it is a piece of american history. just a short drive outside d.c. and today, you can check out mowrnt vernon for free. it is all in honor of president's day along with free admission from 8:00 a.m.
until 4:00 p.m. there will also be a wreath laying at washington's tomb on the grounds of mount vernon at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. there will also be a military demonstration and a musical salute. re-enactors will object hand to answer visitors questions and share the personal stories about our nation's first president. meantime, george washington's giant foam counterpart will be at mount rushmore today along with the rest of the racing presidents. george, tom, abe, teddy and the newest name to join the gang, bill will be there today. fans were end couraged to vote for the inwe are twitter and we'll keep you posted on how that turned out. yesterday's weather may have you wishing for spring. >> the nats are down south warming up for the season. but seems like the coal weather followed them down to florida. dave ross has more on that. look at them all bundled up
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all right. dave ross is here, sarah. >> a lot of people wonder what is the big deal about spring training. >> a lot of people wonder that. >> it is a big deal because one, it is the national pastime. it is our guys. it is the washington nationals and we really believe this year could be the year. people want to see this from
the origins. they wouldn't to city everybody down there in sunny viera, florida. except it is not so soundy. it may be sunny but it is cold right now. it is downright cold down there in viera. yesterday, it was the first day of everybody, full 54-man roster out there. look at these guys bundled up. everybody is cold. you know when harper is all bundled up, it's cold. yesterday was the first time and 14 non-roster inviteees were there too. and it was in the 40s. they don't like that. they are waiting for the temperatures to warm up. spring training really first co just a placentary. it is a nice way to get to the season started. they are not going to be going full feel but it is more of the way to get the kinks out. you look like you have a
question. >> they go to florida. they don't do anything. >> i didn't say they didn't do anything. >> they are down there complaining. they need to come up here where it's really cold. >> yesterday, it was cold in new york. that is where the caps were. they had a big one on ice. they had won three straight there. they played in the garden, a tougher place to play. it is 1-0. but their goalie is pretty good. he didn't give up anymore. our goalie was very good yesterday but he did give up one here and we're all tied up at one. and then sadly in the third on the power play, it is derek stepon and he will step on my toe.
and they will get a win in the world's most famous areba. caps go down 2-1. >> did you stay up to watch the nba all-star game? >> what? are you kidding me. >> the no defense game. >> let's take a look at the highlights. watch the defense played here. lebron back to lebron. >> great defense. >> i was kidding with our coworkers downstairs. they don't play until the fourth quarter. >> not a guy within 50 yards of this guy. >> he had 30. the high scorer, kevin durant. here he comes. the one-hand throwdown. i was actually entertained. >> really? >> i was for a little bit. >> those highlights were entertaining. i'll give you that. >> took about 12 steps.
>> 143-128, the west wins. chris paul is your mvp. >> they don't play in the pro bowl. they don't play in the nba all- star game. >> moving o we've got history in nascar. danica patrick, the first female driver to ever hold the pole position at daytona. she got it by driving 196.4 miles per hour. >> wisdom drives that on the way to work. what are you talk about? >> what is the big deal? she is in the go daddy car. i heard her in an interview afterwards. she said it will be nice when they are not saying female driver and just saying driver. we understand this is and historic day in nascar. congratulations. >> thank you, dave. >> keep your speed down. >> going to florida for my spring training. >> straight ahead at 6:00, we'll have reaction from celebrities to the death of country star mindy mccready. >> first, let's say good morning to today's fab of the
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